The Sky Was The Limit - Aviation in World War 1

Is the sky the limit? Advances in aviation during World War I brought the limit much closer than before. Countries around the world were affected by flight in the Great War, including adapting by changing tactical locations and patterns.

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CCSS: Adaptable
Instructional Ideas
  • Use during a unit on the air force or the use of new technologies during World War I
  • Work with the science or engineering department to explain aviation in even more detail after watching the video
Classroom Considerations
  • Serves as part of a series on technology and warfare
Pros
  • Builds primary source analysis skills
  • Discusses the evolution of aviation during World War I in well-researched detail
Cons
  • None
Common Core